Was Vietnam’s Chinese COVID-19 Vaccine Debacle Just a Stunt?
By Le Dong Hai Nguyen
There is a strong case to be made that the Vietnamese government leveraged ingrained anti-Chinese sentiment to boost vaccine uptake.
As China Rolled Out Its COVID-19 Shots, Victims of Earlier Vaccine Scandals Vanished
By Renee Xia
China’s habit of disappearing and censoring critics is not the way to win trust in its vaccine industry.
Report: China Plans BioNTech Booster for Its Population
By Shannon Tiezzi
The report from Caixin comes as the efficacy of homegrown vaccines from Sinopharm and Sinovac continue to be questioned.
Vietnam Approves Chinese COVID-19 Vaccine, Reluctantly
By Sebastian Strangio
Struggling to contain an outbreak of COVID-19, Vietnam's communist government swallows its pride.
China’s COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Surges Ahead
By Larry Mullin
Despite some concerns and criticisms abroad, most Chinese (and expats) are eager to roll up their sleeves for the jab.
Vaccinations Progress Slowly in Central Asia
By Catherine Putz
For myriad reasons, vaccination programs in Central Asia are proceeding slowly. Hesitancy is one factor.
Chinese Companies Consider Mixing Vaccines, Booster Shots
By Huizhong Wu
China's vaccine makers are looking at ways to increase the efficiency of their shots.
Latin America Believed in Chinese Vaccines. Now It May Have Reason to Rethink.
By Isabel Bernhard
China’s latest disclosure could reconfigure regional politics and promote domestic development across the Americas.
Kyrgyzstan Begins COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign With Free Chinese Doses
By Catherine Putz
The gifted 150,000 doses will be enough for 75,000 people to be vaccinated. While it’s a start, Kyrgyzstan’s population exceeds 6.4 million.
The Logic of China’s Vaccine Diplomacy
By Ivana Karásková and Veronika Blablová
An in-depth look at where China's vaccines are going hints at the motivations behind the campaign.
China and Russia: Vaccine Competitors or Partners?
By Elizabeth Wishnick
Despite cooperating on some aspects, China and Russia are also directly competing for the same vaccine markets - and the national prestige that comes with it.
Philippines Vaccine Program Hindered by Delays, Public Distrust
By Nick Aspinwall
The government’s mass vaccination start date is in flux, and Filipinos still harbor fears after a 2016 dengue vaccine scandal eroded public confidence in vaccinations.